Author: Courtney Sperlazza, MPH

Courtney Sperlazza, MPH, is an epidemiologist who has worked in medical research on projects ranging from breast cancer epidemiology to end-of-life decision-making. When she’s not researching, she’s running biohacking experiments on herself, competing with her husband at everything, or taxiing her kids to sports, not in that order.

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How to Do an Elimination Diet, and Why Everyone Needs to Do One

Do you have a food intolerance? You may have mystery symptoms that seem to come and go, or symptoms that...

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We Tested Four Sleep Tracker Apps and Wearables: Here are the Best Ones

Statistics show that a third of people reading this do not get enough sleep. Not getting enough sleep makes you...

How to Choose the Best Magnesium Supplement for Your Body

How to Choose the Best Magnesium Supplement for Your Body

Magnesium is one of the most fascinating micronutrients out there. It affects everything from energy to brain function—but most of...

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How to Restore Gut Flora After Taking Antibiotics

There’s no way around it. For one reason or another, you have to take a course of antibiotics, and you’re...

Magnesium Deficiency Signs, Symptoms and How to Fix It

Magnesium Deficiency Signs, Symptoms and How to Fix It

It’s hard to pinpoint magnesium deficiency as the source of your troubles when the mineral is involved in so many...

Does Bulletproof Coffee Break Your Intermittent Fast

Does Bulletproof Coffee Break Your Intermittent Fast?

If you’ve done your research, you know that intermittent fasting can improve your focus, lower inflammation and reduce your risk...

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How to Support Your Immune System Naturally

The weather changes. You traveled by plane. You lost a night of sleep. And now you’re feeling … blegh. You...

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Pitfalls of the Keto Diet and How Carb Cycling Can Help

What you eat on the keto diet can vary, depending on who you ask. Generally, it means getting most of...